Archive for: January, 2017

Intro to Vue.js: Components, Props, and Slots

This is the second part in a five-part series about the JavaScript framework, Vue.js. In this part, we’ll go over Components, Props, and Slots. This is not intended to be a complete guide, but rather an overview of the basics to get you up and running so you can get to know Vue.js and understand what the framewor...

The Promise of a Burger Party

Mariko Kosaka with an elaborate and wonderful metaphor. What is a Promise in JavaScript? It’s like if you go to a restaurant and order a burger and a shake. The restaurant needs to prepare your food, so after you pay, you get a tray with a buzzer on it. The tray is the Promise. Direct Link to Article — Perm...

Implementing “Save For Offline” with Service Workers

A straightforward tutorial by Una Kravets on caching assets and individually requested articles with Service Workers for offline reading. I’m curious what the best practice will become. It’s possible that asking users to click something is it. Also possible: passively caching articles based on recently publ...

From The Community With Love: Unique And Inspiring Wallpapers For Your Desktop

    Time flies by! February is already here and artists and designers from across the globe have once again diligently created a potpourri of unique wallpaper calendars to freshen up your desktop. This monthly wallpapers mission has ...

Emotional People: 75 Completely Free Images Reflecting Special Moods

Photos again? Of course, you need them all the time. Today, I’ve got a solid photo pack with 75 pictures of people reflecting touching moods for you. The Emotional People Photo Pack offers 75 completely free images of high quality and resolution. Fancy Crave: Two Free High-Resolution Photos a Day The Emotional P...

10 Free Syntax Highlighter WordPress Plugins

One of the truly great aspects of the web design community is its willingness to share solutions and ideas. As such, many people choose to post tutorials and helpful code snippets on their blogs. When displaying code, it’s a good idea to make snippets look as clean and easy to read as possible. You’ll also want to ...

A Beginner’s Guide to Webpack 4 and Module Bundling

Webpack is a module bundler Webpack has become one of the most important tools for modern web development. Primarily it’s a module bundler for your JavaScript but it can be taught to transform all of your front-end assets like HTML and CSS, even images. It can give you more control over the number of HTTP req...

Testing Frenzy – Can We BDD Test the Units?

I’ll be honest, I don’t do much testing. When it’s really necessary and I’m working on big enterprise projects, I do, but in general, my personal projects are usually one-man-army proofs of concept, or fixes on already tested apps. [author_more] We’ve done our share of testing posts here a...

20 Awesome PHP Libraries For Early 2017

A curated list of some of our favorite open-source PHP libraries and frameworks from the last couple of months. ...

20 Awesome PHP Libraries For Early 2017

A curated list of some of our favorite open-source PHP libraries and frameworks from the last couple of months. ...